Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale (IPAR)

IPAR is Francophone research institute that focuses on proposals for agricultural and rural policy making in Senegal and the West African region.The initiative was founded in 2005 by specialists in agriculture who were interested in creating permanent spaces for foresight and strategic thinking. The current staff and Executive Directorate of the IPAR consist of a multidisciplinary team of sociologists, economists and agronomists.

Library Articles

Programme d'Ajustement Sectoriel Agricole PASA Lettre de Politique de Developpement Agricole LPDA / Agricultural Sector Adjustment Programme PASA Policy Briefing for Agricultural Development LPDA

Published: 1995
"The main objectives of the agricultural sector consistent with the macroeconomic framework are: A sustained agricultural growth of 4% per year; Improving food security; Increased rural income and employment generation. Achieving these objectives will be placed in the context of better natural resources management (soil, water, forests) and the efficiency of public spending. In line with...